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A CFD simulation of slug flow through the JIP rig with an upstream U bend
29th September 2015

The second phase of the project, which is expected to be run across three stages, is now open for new participants to join. Eight companies were involved in the first phase of the project: BP, Statoil,...
Baker Hughes Spectre frac plug
29th September 2015

Baker Hughes has released its Spectre frac plug, the first in the industry to completely disintegrate downhole after fracturing. The plug eliminates coiled tubing (CT) interventions, accelerates completion...
WellDog launched its new fibre optic-based Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS)
29th September 2015

At SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, WellDog launched its new fibre optic-based Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) installations and services offering as part of its WatchDog business...
The DeclineShift mature asset solution maximises capital efficiency and helps operators extend the economic viability of aging fields and wells through a combination of detailed analysis and fit-for-purpose technology applications
29th September 2015

Baker Hughes has released DeclineShift mature asset solution, which helps operators maximize capital efficiency and extend profitable production from their older oil and gas investments. The DeclineShift...
MicroSeismic’s PermIndex workflow
29th September 2015

MicroSeismic have announced that field tests conducted this year for several key operators in North America have successfully calculated reservoir drainage volume and provided early estimates of production...
OPITO group chief executive officer, David Doig.
29th September 2015

Instep/Petronas in Malaysia, OSRL in the UK and McDermott in Dubai are vying for the Employer of the Year title while Megamas Brunei, Petrofac Training Services and PT Samson Tiara in Indonesia have made...
Myanmar's oil and gas industry
29th September 2015

U Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing, Chairman of the Myanmar Oil and Gas Services Society (MOGSS) and Oil & Gas Myanmar 2015 conference speaker thinks that the future of the sector looks bright, even though the O&G...
Mexico's deepwater assets are up for grabs
29th September 2015

The company’s latest report states that a total of 13 exploration blocks will be open for bidding, together with several deepwater discoveries, with the general expectation that the assets will be offered...
Sand completions
29th September 2015

Carbonrt Ultra enables the detection and evaluation of near-wellbore proppant location and quantity.  This evaluation provides an accurate measurement of perforation cluster efficiency and near-...
Russia calls a halt to Arctic drilling
29th September 2015

Khramov said that the postponement of drilling operations will lead to an increase in the number of wells that the companies would need to drill in subsequent years. Thus, in 2019 the number of such wells...

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